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Aug 13, 2013 10:00pm PDT
standards. alabama or louisiana, not so much. >> students were learning different things in florida, from what they were learning in new york city, from what they were learning in nebraska, and even what they were learning in each school in new york city. >> reporter: to clear up the confusion, some governors and state superintendents developed a common set of standards which states could choose to adopt or not. from the beginning, the obama administration pushed the states to adopt them. >> we laid out a few key criteria and said, "if you meet these tests, we'll reward you by helping you reform your schools." >> reporter: the reward was significant: hundreds of millions of dollars to states that pledged to do what washington wanted. states competed for a share of the $4.35 billion in what washington calls "race to the top." >> governor were nervous. ( laughs ) >> reporter: 46 states and the district of columbia presented ambitious plans. >> oh, we believe louisiana is one of the top candidates for this. i mean, we have such exciting reform going on. >> reporter: only a handful of s
Aug 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
him jim farmer. jim was arrested and in louisiana so therefore my father was called on as second in command of core, to speak for the march. he tended to be a little fierier, not quite a goe gospelt quite a baptist minister but he stuck to script it seemed to me, more than northerly. to charmaine, it is my faith in you and other youth that i rely on. >> woodruff: that was charmaine mckissick-melton from durham, north carolina. you can find her story, and other firsthand accounts for the web series, "memories of the march," produced by public television stations around the country, on the pbs web site, "black culture connection." >> ifill: now to our own coverage of the anniversary. thousands gathered saturday to mark the occasion on the national mall, the site of the original march. elected officials, activists and civil rights leaders addressed the crowd, calling for a more expansive interpretation of >> as we gather today, 50 years. later, their march is now our march and it must go on. and our focus has broadened to include the cause of women, of latinos, aasian-americans, of les
Aug 16, 2013 7:00pm EDT
, louisiana. "inside edition" went behind the scenes at duck commander. the company that is making them fabulously rich. >> never thought i'd be a millionaire selling duck calls. >> 40 years ago, phil robertson was a clean cut star college quarterback. he married his sweetheart kay and then went into an unlikely business. making duck calls out of this small backwoods shed. his son willie who graduated from business school is crediting with expanding the brand name. the wives of the "duck dynasty" men would never be mistaken for homeless. these classy counterparts love their guys just the way they are. >> if all the money went away and we had to live in a trailer down by the river, we'd be just as happy. >> diane: and to think all this started by just making duck calls in the family shed. >>> last time we told you about the latest you get a car girl who went into complete shock and elation when oprah winfrey gave her a brand new free car on "jimmy kimmel live." well, now the lucky girl is talking to "inside edition." >> you get a car! >> what? >> you get a car. >> talk about luck. she ju
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